2018-04-11 / Sports and Youth

Falls City students headed to Regional Academic UIL contest

Congratulations to Falls City High School on winning District Runner-up Champions at the District 30-2A Academic UIL meet March 22 in Falls City. The students did a great job in their events, and will send 17 competitors to the Regional competition, planned for Saturday, April 14, at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi.

Individual Regional qualifiers

Hunter Kowalik, Editorial Writing, first place; Headline Writing, first; News Writing, first; Ready Writing, third Kristi Bolf, Editorial Writing, third; Headline Writing, second; Ready Writing, second; Spelling and Vocabulary, first Jordan Dziuk, Persuasive Speaking, third Heather Hons, Poetry Interpretation, first Kate West, Feature Writing, second, Prose Interpretation, first Kaycee Mabe, Prose Interpretation, second Courtney Lyssy, Prose Interpretation, third Shannon Beers, Feature Writing, third

Regional qualifying teams

Literary Criticism Team: First — Kelly Lyssy, first; Kristi Bolf, second; Kendell Lyssy, fifth; Joshua Ermis, sixth Accounting Team: First — Colby Sekula, first; Derrick Gonzalez, second; Theresa Bluhm, third; Kaycee Mabe, fourth

Additional participants

News Writing: Kate West, fourth Informative Speaking: Cherie Riojas, sixth Persuasive Speaking: Adam Lyssy, fourth; Hollie Hons, fifth Social Studies: JJ Pruski, sixth Science: Hunter Ryan, fifth; Garrett Lyssy, sixth Spelling and Vocabulary: Ethan Thomas, sixth.

Team placement

Journalism team, first Social Studies team, second Speech team, second.

The Falls City Independent School District could not be more proud of its students and their coaches! Great job!

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